Ignou Post Graduate Diploma in Plantation Management

Post Graduate Diploma in Plantation Management PGDPM

India is home to many plantations and is one of the largest contributors in the world. The sector has great significance due to its high employment potential and provides employment to the weaker section of the society, of which the majority are women. In addition, the plantation industry offers a lot of potential for earning foreign exchange by way of exporting plantation produce. The sector has scope for a high-income generation if managed well. The programme seeks to develop competent human resources for the plantations industry. The programme provides exposure to various
management practices that are relevant and crucial for professional management of the sector as well as provides the technical know-how required to effectively managing different kinds of plantations.


The objectives of the programme are to:

  • develop professionals in plantation industry;
  • impart knowledge and skills in production, processing, marketing and finance management in the plantation sector, and
  • upgrade the technical proficiency of professional working in the plantation Industry

.Eligibility: Graduation in any discipline

Medium of Instruction: English

Duration: Minimum 1 year and Maximum 4 years; offered only in July cycle of admissions.

Fee Structure: Rs.5,900/- for full programme

Programme Details:

Course Code Title of the Course Credits Download
MAM 1 Introduction to Plantation Management 4
MAM 2 Crop Production Technology 8
MAM 3 Post Harvest Management & Value Addition 8
MAM 4 Human Resource, Marketing and Financial Management 4
MAMP 1 Project Work 8
Total Credits 32

Target group: The programme would be of help to the supervisors/managers presently employed in the various plantation organizations such as tea, coffee, spices, rubber, etc. as well as to fresh graduate desirous of pursuing a challenging career in the plantation sector.

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